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1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan

1912-17c. The Emerson Electric Manufacturing Company, St. Louis, MO., U.S.A. Antique Ceiling Fan

Early electric fan manufacturers often produced models that were a type of transition model from one design to another. These models have characteristics of both old and new designs.

The 56" Emerson Type 43641 is perfect example of a transition model. Emerson Electric originally introduced this model as the Trojan ceiling fan during the 1904-05 season. They continued to market it under that name until the Trojan line was discontinued in 1912. This Emerson motor tag version is the last of the style and it features an improved motor that was continued in their new 1919c. 56" model, Type 45641.

This gallery showcases a 1912-17 circa 56" Type 43641 Emerson ceiling fan that was restored in semi-gloss black and copper oxide for its new home in Knoxville, TN.

As with all of our restorations, the restoration of this unique antique fan included all of the steps explained in our RESTORATION process area of our site. No detail was overlooked. This included a professionally machined rotor, new thrust bearing, reinsulated and baked winding and numerous other details that are necessary to create a truly professional restoration.

Some of the features of this model are:

  • Dimensions- 10.5" Length x 12" Motor Diameter
  • Cast Iron Frame and Motor Housing
  • Oil Bath Lubrication System Continuously Bathes the Motor Shaft in a Curtain of Oil.
  • Thrust Bearing Design is Immersed in Oil at All Times.
  • Smooth Styling Blends with Any Decor.
  • Special Transition Model
  • Solid State Speed Control Allow for a Variety of Speeds
1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan
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1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan
1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan
1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan
1912-17c. Emerson 56" Antique Ceiling Fan


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